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Film Review: Haunting Villisca (2010)

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A fictional feature length movie inspired by the true story of Iowa’s historic, unsolved Villisca axe murders and the actual paranormal investigations there. When Professor David Salt’s guilty secrets draw him to the fabled town of Villisca, past and present collide as he is driven to help the trapped spirits, and to seek his own redemption by facing the darkness harbored in the small white house.

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Film Review: Consumption (2008)

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After weeks of online communication Claudia and George are ready to meet face to face. What at first appears to be a simple date quickly turns sinister and shockingly graphic. Tonight Georges impeccable taste in women will pay off and Claudia will learn that the fastest way to a mans heart is through his stomach.

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Film Review: Clownstrophobia (2009)

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Dr. Weathers is a psychologist who along with Dr. Boyd decides to have a therapy session at her estate with a group of juvenile delinquents who all have one thing in common, the fear of clowns. Dr. Weathers also has a fear of clowns with a darn good reason; Dr. Weathers brother dressed up like a clown and called himself Snuffle during a killing spree that also ended the life … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cold Storage (2006)

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When an aspiring actress heads to a small Tennessee town to act in a play she is involved in a horrible auto accident. Simple-minded local Clive soon comes across the wreckage and takes it upon himself to take her back to his place to nurse her back to health. She dies soon thereafter but Clive doesn’t mind and enjoys her company. Her sister and ex-boyfriend soon come to town looking … Continue reading

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Film Review: Constantine (2005)

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Based on the DC/Vertigo Comics series Hellblazer, Constantine follows the story of John Constantine (Keanu Reeves), a man with the ability to see demons, angels and half breeds of both. He spends his time vanquishing demons that cross the line of acceptable from Earth back to Hell, usually by way of exorcism. That is, until he sees fully fledged demons crossing into the Earth plane outside of humans, a supposedly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Clown House (1989)

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Clown-phobics beware: This thriller starring Nathan Forest Winters, Brian McHugh and Sam Rockwell gives these made-up circus acts a bad name. When Geoffrey and Randy take little brother Casey to the circus and make fun of his fear of clowns, they never suspect that a nightmare awaits them later in the evening, when three psychos dress up as clowns and terrorize the siblings.

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“…A circus of the mind.”

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Film Review: Creep (2005)

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Set in the bowels of London’s Underground and sewer system, this creepy tale of public transportation will make you think twice about snoozing on your next commute to work. After accidentally dozing off, Kate (Franka Potente) awakens to discover that she’s missed the last train from London — and that she may be trapped in the subterranean station for the night. But little does she know that she’s got company. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haunting of Winchester House (2009)

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When a young family moves into the famously haunted Winchester House, a wildly sprawling mansion built by an eccentric heiress, they begin to wonder if the tales of spooks and ghosts roaming the halls may actually be true. But all their doubts are erased when an evil spirit takes their own daughter captive. This horror-thriller from director Mark Atkins stars Lira Kellerman, Tomas Boykin, Patty Roberts and Michael Holmes.

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Film Review: Cornered! (2008)

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A serial killer with a morbid voyeur fetish is targeting and terrorizing convenience stores. He tortures and murders his victims in creative ways in front of closed-circuit television cameras, then steals the surveillance tapes as personal trophies.

With the reward upped to $500,000, the serial killer is the hot topic at a downtown Los Angeles liquor store owned by STEVE (Eduardo GarciaNo Country for Old Men).

When the beer deliveryman, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Fun Room (2010)

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Eddie Roberts saw something horrible as a child: the torture murder of a woman. Now as an adult, the experience has led to his torturing and murdering young women.

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We’re in a day and age where everything under the sun has been done. It’s because of that, that you can also recognize the true horror fan filmmakers from the ones who are just testing the waters. “The Fun Room” … Continue reading

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Film Review: Queen Of The Damned (2002)

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“After many years of sleeping in his coffin, the vampire Lestat awakens only to find that the world has changed and he wants to be a part of it. He gathers a following and becomes a rock star only to find that his music awakens the ancient Queen Akasha and she wants him to become her king.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Readers familiar with Anne Rice’s bestselling Vampire Chronicles will … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadland (2009)

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A man must cross post-world war III terrain and the new martial-law to save his missing wife.

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Director – Damon O’Steen
Starring – Gary Weeks, Brian Tee, Emily-Grace Murray

Written by Gary Weeks, Deadland is a post-apocalyptic thriller as one man goes in search of his estranged wife. She needed a break after he lost all of their money in a bad investment, but wouldn’t you know that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Orgy of the She-Devils (1972)

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Lorraine and Mark enter the world of witchcraft where Mara foretells the future and helps them remember their past lives. When a series of mysterious murders begin to occur, they turn to Dr. Helsford fort advice.
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I’m going to make an observation from watching “Blood Orgy of the She-Devils”, this movie is ripe for a remake and it could actually be pretty damn good … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sella Turcica (2010)

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Sgt. Bradley Robak (Damien A. Maruscak) returns home from active duty after a mysterious accident leaves him paralyzed and wheelchair bound. Awaiting his return, his mother, Karmen (Camille Keaton) and younger sister, Ashley (Jade Risser) remain unaware of the details of the accident and severity of Brad’s condition. Once he arrives, though he looks sickly, his family members are so pleased to see him alive that they don’t bring attention … Continue reading

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Film Review: Corridors of Blood (1958)

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In the days before anesthesia, surgeon Dr. Thomas Bolton (Boris Karloff) experiments on himself with a newly discovered gas in this classic horror thriller. The good doctor soon becomes addicted to the gas, and his desperation for the drug leads him to make a diabolical bargain with a gang of body snatchers who provide hospitals with corpses for dissection: They supply Bolton with the chemicals as long as he signs … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hell’s Ground (2007)

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Pakistan s first splatter flick in the tradition of Friday the 13th and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre delivers spine-tingling thrills when an attractive group of teens pile into a van that runs out of gas in the middle of a dark mysterious forest. Their ghoulish nightmare begins when rotting fresh-eating zombies and a decapitated head-toting screaming banshee-like hitchhiker begin to terrorize them at every turn. But when a mysterious figure … Continue reading

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Film Review: Catch-22 (1970)

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“A bombardier during World War Two tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of the military mentality and bureaucratic society in general.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Hot off the enormously successful film The Graduate (1967), director Mike Nichols could have had any production bankrolled, and just to prove it he chose … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (aka The Sexorcist) (1978)

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Satan arises seeking bloody revenge in the guise of an ancient sculpture with a shocking history. The lifelike carving comes to life and rapes a beautiful art student, possessing her soul. In a series of twisted orgies with the unholy demon, the girl is stirred into a manic frenzy, unable to control her sexual impulses. When psychiatrists and doctors are powerless to help the young woman, her desperate parents turn … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deus Irae (short) (2010)

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Exorcism. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.

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It really gives me great pleasure when I can say this about a short film these days among all the titles that come thru our neck of the woods. Deus Irae is one incredible piece of work! But accolades aside, a better way to put it is….imagine that you have just switched on the TV that is in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Event Horizon (1997)

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A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned…with someone or something new on-board.

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It’s quite possible that Event Horizon may be among one of the most chilling films ever created. Then again the backlash from critics and sci fi horror fans complaining of plot holes, fragmented storylines and a genre confusion may beg to differ on my analysis. One thing is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stiff (2010)

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Troy wants to die. Lorri has an irresistible need to sleep with a dead man. It’s a perfect match, until Troy begins to fall in love with Lorri.
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Every once in awhile a film comes my way that I don’t feel like watching. After viewing the trailer for “Stiff”, I really had no interest. So I sat down to watch it and damn, this … Continue reading

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